Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Alta Ski Area

Planning a ski trip to Alta Ski Area? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Alta Ski Area stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Alta Ski Area review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 4.1

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.2
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 72%
  • Beginner
  • 18%
  • Families
  • 53%
  • Intermediate
  • 64%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 67%
  • Advanced
  • 71%

Helpful Highlights:

We lived in Holladay for a few years. Visited most ski areas but always I mean ALWAYS returned to Alta. Never any attitude, just altitude!. Who needs nite l...

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by anonymous_user - 28th December 2007

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    If you want fancy, go to Deer Valley. If you want night life go to Aspen or Tahoe. If you love to ski & want to ski the best snow and terrain on earth, ha... Full review

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  • 5

    1st Time at Alta and Awesome

    by aaron belina - 16th February 2011

    Pros: Steep,Fast,No lift lines

    Cons: A few slow lifts

    Alta is truley a well kept secret, I had skied every where in Utah except Alta. I decided to try Alta this year and loved it. The parking was good, the staf... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by pcskigal - 29th October 2006

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    CLASSIC. Sorry, Boarders, you’re still not welcome. Alta has been about pure, unspoiled skiing since 1938. If you're looking for the groomers, you're in th... Full review

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  • 5

    Trip Saver

    by FredG - 30th January 2010

    Pros: Great Snow, varied terrain friendly staff

    Cons: None as far as I’m concerned

    After skiing 2 days of so-so snow and visibility at Snowbird on my first trip to Utah decided to take the bus from the Cliff Lodge and give Alta a try with ... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by Ned Hallinan - 13th December 2006

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    Once you ski "Alta", you don't want to ski anywere else. The area has been known to have a soul, it's a Powderhounds Mecca. I can't say enough of this pla... Full review

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  • 5

    Alta Ski Area Review

    by fonixmunkee - 11th January 2007

    Pros: Amazing snow, tons of terrain, great vibe

    Cons: May scare off less-experienced skiers

    This past week I had the privilege of skiing Alta. Alta has always been revered and feared by me as the place of a skier's dream: challenging terrain, a ha... Full review

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